Handout - Lecture 3, part 2 - major neurotransmitter systems

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 Major neurotransmitters dopamin
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5/7/09 Neurotransmitters Amino acids – tend to be fast acting Glutamate –
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5/7/09 Neurotransmitters Amino acids – tend to be fast acting Gamma-aminobutyic acid (GABA) –
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5/7/09 Neurotransmitters Amino acids – tend to be fast acting Glycine Inhibitory neurotransmitter Primarily in ventral spinal cord Aspartate Excitatory neurotransmitter Primarily in ventral spinal cord
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5/7/09 Neurotransmitters Monoamines - somewhat more diffuse action Catecholamines Dopamine Metabotropic receptors – two families » D1-like – includes D1, D5; excitatory » D2-like – includes D2, D3, D4; inhibitory Reuptake: Dopamine transporter (DAT) Enzymatic degradation: COMT and MAO
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5/7/09 Neurotransmitters Monoamines - somewhat more diffuse action Catecholamines Dopamine Three major pathways
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2008 for the course PSY 10994 taught by Professor Ericdonny during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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